Reported Annual Crime In Nags Head

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNags Head/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime278n/a (estimate)9,7203,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNags Head/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape2n/a69.926.738.6
Robbery1n/a35.087.9101.9
Assault6n/a209.8227.3237.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)315347373
Burglary159n/a5,559.4745.2491.4
Theft108n/a3,776.21,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a69.9133.8220.2
Property crime269n/a (estimate)9,4062,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Nags Head is 240% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 26.63 daily crimes that occur in Nags Head.
  • Nags Head is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Nags Head you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Nags Head has increased by 60%.

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Daily Crime In Nags Head (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nags Head

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nags Head is 1 in 318
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nags Head is 1 in 11
The chance of being a victim of crime in Nags Head is 1 in 11

Year Over Year Crime In Nags Head (per 100,000 people)

Nags Head police department

ItemNags HeadNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2314,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents8.24.83.3
There are a total of 23 Nags Head police officers. This results in 8.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 71% greater than the North Carolina average and 150% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Carolina

StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
North Carolina21,070256222
There are a total of 21,070 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 256 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 15% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wanchese, NC1,7531321,0491,182
Manns Harbor, NC1,2121391,1031,243
Kill Devil Hills, NC6,8101751,3881,563
Manteo, NC1,47202,1062,106
Southern Shores, NC2,75902,2162,216
Nags Head, NC2,7983159,4069,720

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Victor, NY2,798180762942
Roslyn, NY2,79860252311
Country Club, MO2,797121645766
Early, TX2,7974652,6483,113
Wilburton, OK2,7972959601,256
Nags Head, NC2,7983159,4069,720
Source: The Nags Head, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.